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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Noun- Ostentatious or gaudy display.

Usage examples (28)
  • The heavens added to the noise with a fanfaronade of thunder, which inspired the crocodile to bellow in response.
  • This fanfaronade and these challenges launched by Castelo Branco are ridiculous, because they know that this is not our task -- it is the work of the Brazilians.
  • About this time I read a cable report that the gorilla Castelo Branco -- this individual is the (pause) president of Brazil -- and I do not know in what ceremony, in any of...
  • Every day a table of thirty covers was laid for those whom he chose to invite; he dined in public -- a fanfaronade of trumpets proclaiming his down-sitting and his... for more
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